Food hygiene is the conditions and measures necessary to ensure the safety of food from production to consumption. Food can become contaminated at any point during slaughtering or harvesting, processing, storage, distribution, transportation and preparation. Lack of adequate food hygiene can lead to foodborne diseases and death of the consumer.
Several studies have shown that foodborne illness outbreaks are costly.
In India, food-borne diseases and infections are a serious health hazard causing large numbers of mortality and morbidity.
There are 1000’s of cases of food poisoning in a year which results in up to 40 deaths a year!
MOCA has developed a certification system which allows to publicly identifying the restaurants with proper hygienic practice and condition.
MOCA certification is the right tool for restaurants to prove to their customers that they are practicing quality services, eliminating any fear or doubt in the customers mind